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Skee
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Skeg definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SKEG, n. A little salmon.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost

Merriam Webster's

also skag noun Etymology: Middle English skegge, from Old Norse skegg cutwater, literally, beard more at shag Date: 13th century 1. the stern of the keel of a ship near the sternpost; especially the part connecting the keel with the bottom of the rudderpost in a single-screw ship 2. a fin situated on the rear bottom of a surfboard that is used for steering and stability

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a fin underneath the rear of a surfboard. 2 the after part of a vessel's keel or a projection from it. Etymology: ON skeg beard, perh. via Du. scheg(ge)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Skeg Skeg, n. [Prov. E., also a stump of a branch, a wooden peg; cf. Icel. sk?gr a wood, Sw. skog. Cf. Shaw.] 1. A sort of wild plum. [Obs.] --Holland. 2. pl. A kind of oats. --Farm. Encyc. 3. (Naut.) The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached.




 


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